Sun Mountain Three 5 Stand/Carry Bag
The weight of the Sun Mountain Three 5 Bag is 4.65 pounds including straps but not rainhood.
This weight is one of the lightest among our recommended bags.
Getting Clubs In and Out of the Bag
The Sun Mountain Three 5 Bag has a four-way, slightly flared, round opening with three full length dividers and a diameter of 9”.
The opening of the bag is slightly smaller than we would prefer but the slight flare does ease club entry into the bag. The top design easily accommodates putters with over-sized grips.
Ease of Carrying the Bag
The bag an updated shoulder strap system with has two shoulder straps that join together in a center back pad. The straps have three layers of construction to promote comfort. The Three 5 also has a cushioned hip pad. The bag has top rim, spine and bottom handles for easy lifting options.
Given the light weight of the bag and the three layer strap construction, this bag is comfortable to carry.
The Sun Mountain Three 5 Bag has 7 pockets including:
- Full length apparel pocket
- Two valuables pockets, one of which is velour-lined and water resistant
- Beverage pouch positioned for easy access
In terms of other attachment points, the bag has an umbrella holder, pen holder and towel loop.
The bag has our preferred number of pockets with ample storage and specialization.
Stability of the Bag
The Sun Mountain Three 5 Bag has 26″ legs with a spread between feet of 22.5″. The bag also has a patented roller bottom leg mechanism and Y-spring leg activator for firm leg action. The legs have triangular, non-slip foot pads to resist slipping and sinking.
Although the leg spread of the Three 5 is slightly narrower than some of our other recommended bags, the stability features and performance of the bag are at the top end of our preferred models. Consumer reviews consistently remark on the sturdiness and effectiveness of the stand mechanism and legs.
The Sun Mountain Three 5 Bag has:
- A matching rainhood
- A cart friendly bottom designed for easier fit into a golf cart
- Twelve color options ranging from conservative black to brighter color combinations
- A comparatively compact profile
Sun Mountain’s suggested retail price is $209.99.
The $209.99 price tag is the second highest MSRP price for our recommended full feature carry bags. The value in this bag is in its simplicity, sturdiness, ease of carrying and appealing look. A bag to look for on discount to bring down the price.